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spread

spread as in distributed or spread over a considerable extent
  • "has ties with many widely dispersed friends"
  • "eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe"

Synonyms

  • disperseddistributed or spread over a considerable extent
spread as in prepared or arranged for a meal
  • "especially having food set out"
  • "a table spread with food"
spread as in fully extended in width
  • "outspread wings"
  • "with arms spread wide"

Synonyms

  • outspreadfully extended in width
spread as in distribute or disperse widely
  • "The invaders spread their language all over the country"

Synonyms

  • distributeadminister or bestow, as in small portions; distribute or disperse widely; make available; give to several people; cause to be distributed; cause to become widely known; spread throughout a given area; be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; be mathematically distributive ; to arrange in a systematic order
spread as in become distributed or widespread
  • "the infection spread"
  • "Optimism spread among the population"

Synonyms

  • propagatetransmit from one generation to the next; travel through the air; transmit; become distributed or widespread; transmit or cause to broaden or spread; cause to become widely known; cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering ; multiply sexually or asexually
spread as in spread across or over
  • "A big oil spot spread across the water"

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  • overspreadspread across or over
spread as in spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • "open the map"
  • "spread your arms"

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  • unfolddevelop or come to a promising stage; open to the view; extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • spread outmove outward; set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; strew or distribute over an area; extend in one or more directions; turn outward; move away from each other; spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • opena clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; where the air is unconfined; a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play ; information that has become public; cause to open or to become open; start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; become open; begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; spread out or open from a closed or folded state; make available; become available; have an opening or passage or outlet; make the opening move; afford access to; display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer ; affording unobstructed entrance and exit; affording free passage or access; with no protection or shield; open to or in view of all; used of mouth or eyes; not having been filled; accessible to all; not defended or capable of being defended; (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; having no protecting cover or enclosure; (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints ; not brought to a conclusion; not sealed or having been unsealed; without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition; ready or willing to receive favorably; open and observable; not requiring union membership; possibly accepting or permitting; affording free passage or view; openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; ready for business
spread as in cause to become widely known
  • "spread information"
  • "circulate a rumor"
  • "broadcast the news"

Synonyms

  • circulatebecome widely known and passed on; cause to become widely known; cause to be distributed; move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; cause to move in a circuit or system; move around freely from person to person or from place to place
  • circularizecanvass by distributing letters ; canvass by using a questionnaire ; distribute circulars to ; cause to become widely known; make circular
  • circularisecanvass by distributing letters ; distribute circulars to ; cause to become widely known
  • distributeadminister or bestow, as in small portions; distribute or disperse widely; make available; give to several people; cause to be distributed; cause to become widely known; spread throughout a given area; be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses; be mathematically distributive ; to arrange in a systematic order
  • disseminatecause to become widely known
  • propagatetransmit from one generation to the next; travel through the air; transmit; become distributed or widespread; transmit or cause to broaden or spread; cause to become widely known; cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering ; multiply sexually or asexually
  • broadcastmessage that is transmitted by radio or television ; a radio or television show; broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; sow over a wide area, especially by hand; cause to become widely known
  • diffusespread out; (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected ; lacking conciseness; move outward; spread or diffuse through; cause to become widely known
  • dispersedistribute loosely; to cause to separate and go in different directions; cause to separate; move away from each other; separate (light) into spectral rays; cause to become widely known
  • pass aroundcause to be distributed; cause to become widely known
spread as in become widely known and passed on
  • "the rumor spread"
  • "the story went around in the office"

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  • go aroundbe sufficient; become widely known and passed on; go around the flank of (an opposing army) ; turn on or around an axis or a center; avoid something unpleasant or laborious
  • circulatebecome widely known and passed on; cause to become widely known; cause to be distributed; move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; cause to move in a circuit or system; move around freely from person to person or from place to place
spread as in strew or distribute over an area
  • "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"
  • "scatter cards across the table"

Synonyms

  • scattera haphazard distribution in all directions ; the act of scattering ; to cause to separate and go in different directions; move away from each other; distribute loosely; sow by scattering; cause to separate; strew or distribute over an area
  • spread outmove outward; set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; strew or distribute over an area; extend in one or more directions; turn outward; move away from each other; spread out or open from a closed or folded state
spread as in move outward
  • "The soldiers fanned out"

Synonyms

  • diffusespread out; (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected ; lacking conciseness; move outward; spread or diffuse through; cause to become widely known
  • spread outmove outward; set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; strew or distribute over an area; extend in one or more directions; turn outward; move away from each other; spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • fan outmove outward
spread as in cover by spreading something over
  • "spread the bread with cheese"
spread as in distribute over a surface in a layer
  • "spread cheese on a piece of bread"
spread as in process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space

    Synonyms

    • spreadingprocess or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space ; the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate ; act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
    spread as in a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    • "gap between income and outgo"
    • "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

    Synonyms

    • gapmake an opening or gap in ; a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; an open or empty space in or between things; a narrow opening; a pass between mountain peaks ; a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations ; an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    spread as in farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)

      Synonyms

      • ranchmanage or run a ranch; farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
      • cattle ranchfarm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
      • cattle farmfarm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
      spread as in a haphazard distribution in all directions

        Synonyms

        • scattera haphazard distribution in all directions ; the act of scattering ; to cause to separate and go in different directions; move away from each other; distribute loosely; sow by scattering; cause to separate; strew or distribute over an area
        spread as in a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes

          Synonyms

          • pastejoin or attach with or as if with glue; hit with the fists; cover the surface of; any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency ; a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry ; an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
          spread as in a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
          • "a banquet for the graduating seniors"
          • "the Thanksgiving feast"
          • "they put out quite a spread"

          Synonyms

          • banquetprovide a feast or banquet for ; partake in a feast or banquet ; a ceremonial dinner party for many people ; a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
          • feastpartake in a feast or banquet ; provide a feast or banquet for ; gratify; a ceremonial dinner party for many people ; something experienced with great delight; a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; an elaborate party (often outdoors)
          spread as in two facing pages of a book or other publication

            Synonyms

            • spread headtwo facing pages of a book or other publication
            • spreadheadtwo facing pages of a book or other publication
            • facing pagestwo facing pages of a book or other publication
            spread as in the expansion of a person's girth (especially at middle age)
            • "she exercised to avoid that middle-aged spread"
            spread as in decorative cover for a bed

              Synonyms

              • bedspreaddecorative cover for a bed
              • bedcoverdecorative cover for a bed
              • bed coverdecorative cover for a bed
              • bed coveringdecorative cover for a bed
              • counterpanedecorative cover for a bed
              spread as in act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time

                Synonyms

                • spreadingprocess or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space ; the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate ; act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time